GIS Coordination

MLIA Grant Information

In accordance with the Montana Land Information Act (MLIA), the Montana State Library administers an annual grant program to distribute accumulated funds from the Montana Land Information Account, established by MLIA. Grant applications are evaluated by the State Library and its advisory council, the Montana Land Information Advisory Council, and follow the MLIAC Grant Subcommittee Code of Ethics. Grant criteria are established based on the original intent of the MLIA and the goals and objectives of the annual Montana Land Information Plan.

Awarded Grant Projects

Grant Writing Educational Materials

Managing Your MLIA Grant

Annual Grant Process Timeline

Grant criteria/application published January 15
Grant application received by the MSL deadline before 5:00 pm MST February 15 
Grant application revision deadline March 1
Grant applications ranked by MSL/MLIAC Grant Subcommittee by May 1
Grants applications prioritized by MSL/MLIAC Grant Subcommittee by May 15
Start of grant year July 1 
Quarterly status reports as negotiated
Close of grant year June 30
Final project and closing financial report 30 days after closing of grant